Modern Soul Food Recipes
In every culture, we've seen food celebrated and progressed. Soul food with its cheap food and unhealthy associations tends to be the exception. These modern soul food recipes strive to challenge those perceptions and associations, while also honoring tradition.
They are neo-soul remixes of Big Mama's recipes that can be eaten every day including busy weeknights. They are fusion recipes blending traditional soul food ingredients with cuisines and techniques from around the world. Even more so, they are about both elevating and changing the narrative around soul food by offering healthier versions that are connected to modern techniques and global flavor trends.
It also serves the purpose of reminding us that soul food is farm to table, i.e. it is rooted in food that is real, vegetable-centric, and local. You will find twists on classics ingredients like roasted watermelon steaks, grilled sweet potatoes, and blistered okra and tomatoes.